Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only

Title Violence and belonging [electronic resource] : the quest for identity in post-colonial Africa / edited by Vigdis Broch-Due.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 261 p. : 1 map.
Note "Most of the chapters of this volume come from a larger collection of papers produced for a conference held in 2000 under the auspices of the Research Programme 'Poverty and Prosperity in Africa: Local and Global Perspectives' at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Violence and belonging: analytical reflections / Vigdis Broch-Due -- "Nowadays they can even kill you for that which they feel is theirs": gender and the production of ethnic identity in Kikuyu-speaking Central Kenya / Amrik Heyer -- Conflicts in context: political violence and anthropological puzzles / Harri Englund -- Hunger, violence and the moral economy of war in Zimbabwe / Jocelyn Alexander, Jo Ann McGregor -- Violence and the boundaries of belonging: comparing two border disputes in the South African lowveld / Isak Niehaus -- Fertile moral links: reconsidering Barabaig violence / Astrid Blystad -- "Food itself is fighting with us": a comparative analysis of the impact of Sudan's civil war on South Sudanese civilian populations located in the North and the South / Sharon Elaine Hutchinson -- The politics of identity and the remembrance of violence: ethnicity and gender at the installation of a female chief in Zimbabwe / Bjorn Lindgren -- Double-voiced violence in Kenya / John G. Galaty -- Escape from genocide: the politics of identity in Rwanda's massacres / Johan Pottier -- Women and the politics of identity: voices in the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission / Fiona C. Ross -- Ambiguous identities: the notion of war and "significant others" among the Tigreans of Ethiopia / Kjetil Tronvoll.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Political violence -- Africa -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Poverty -- Africa -- Congresses.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960- -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Broch-Due, Vigdis.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415290066 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
0415290074 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0203499972 (electronic bk.)

Available items only